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January 23rd, 2015

Sent off in style: Red Devils win in Ramseur's finale

January 23, 2015

Knowing it would be the final game for teammate Josh Ramseur, Alex Johnson put in the extra work in practice this week in preparation for West Caldwell.

Johnson’s work ethic showed on Friday, and the junior scored 26 points in a 85-77 victory for Newton-Conover against the Warriors at Lemon Gym.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

January 23, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Bandys 67, East Lincoln 46
Bunker Hill 51, Maiden 44
Freedom 73, Fred T. Foard 14
Newton-Conover 63, West Caldwell 42

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 65, Maiden 47
East Lincoln 77, Bandys 39
Fred T. Foard 64, Freedom 47
Newton-Conover 85, West Caldwell 77

Catawba County welcomes new Cooperative Extension

January 23, 2015

Dr. George Place II, 40, has been named Catawba County's new Cooperative Extension Director.

Place is originally from Kansas City, Mo., where he studied at the University of Missouri at Kansas City towards his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Plant Biological Studies and a Chemistry minor. Place then completed his studies and earned his degree from the University of New Mexico.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars

January 23, 2015

The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.

Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015

Baby Maddux James Williams of Claremont passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Williams family.

Mack Troy Boston 93 of Conover passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Boston family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

Pick up your FREE copy of the 2015 Catawba County Fact Book

January 23, 2015

Whether you are a life-long resident of Catawba County or someone who is new to the area, it is almost a guaranteed you will at some point need access to pertinent information and phone numbers for the county.
The Observer News Enterprise’s 2015 Fact Book is your one-stop shop for all the information which is germane to your journey through Catawba County.

In My Father’s House to host prayer walk

January 23, 2015

The city of Newton will join together on January 31 at 6 p.m. for a Prayer Walk held by In My Father’s House Community Support Services Network Inc.

Ivey Robinson, the Chief of Executive Officers for In My Father’s House, is excited about people in this city coming together for fellowship and prayer.

“We’ll gather and walk around the square,” Robinson said.

Local business hopes to stay in Newton

January 23, 2015

Shirley Kam and her family have owned China Express since it opened its doors in Newton in 1988. The restaurant, specializing in chinese and hibachi-style foods, is located on Northwest Boulevard, adjacent to the former Harris Teeter building.

January 22nd

Saint sophomore making a big splash in first season

January 23, 2015

A journey that started in Orlando, Fla. for Austin Gorman has continued through Western North Carolina.

The St. Stephens sophomore is making a big splash in his first-ever prep swimming season, helping fill in some important gaps for the Indians this winter.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scoreboard

January 23, 2015

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Watauga 54, St. Stephens 49

Boys basketball
Watauga 86, Saint 74

Wrestling
St. Stephens 69, Watauga 9

Knowing it would be the final game for teammate Josh Ramseur, Alex Johnson put in the extra work in...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
A journey that started in Orlando, Fla. for Austin Gorman has continued through Western North...

 

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